While investigators are still looking into why a piece of a Boeing aircraft blew off an Alaska Airlines flight over the weekend, there aren't many rival plane suppliers.
After pandemic lockdowns, many passengers want to feel a little spoiled — and are paying good money for that.
Aviation company Surf Air Mobility is developing an electric engine to power planes during short jaunts. But the market is still untested.
The FAA has asked airlines to give up precious landing slots.
How a failure to train pilots on software led to deadly crashes.
Boeing faces a tough public relations challenge in the coming months, following two crashes and the grounding of its 737 planes. The question is, how will the company control the messaging to the air-faring public? Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke to Felicia Miller, professor of marketing at Marquette University, about the company’s PR strategy. Click […]
"It's the rest of the world against the FAA right now," said Jon Ostrower, editor-in-chief of The Air Current.
Fuel prices are on the rise, and that’s a problem for budget airlines that need fuel prices to stay low so they can keep ticket prices competitive. Fuel can account for up to 25 percent of airline operating costs, so it’s a big expense, but one that’s easier for the larger airlines to absorb. Smaller […]
The state has the lowest unionization rate in the U.S. Why?
Nine states haven’t complied with the Real ID Act of 2005.